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Allen Young
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Allen Young

Encaustic Painting:
Encaustic literally means “to burn in.”  It involves using heated beeswax to which colored pigments and resins are added. This mixture is then applied to a surface,  in Allen’s  case it is usually wood. The technique was first used over two millennia ago by the Romans on their sculpture and the Egyptians for wax portraits.  Young has taken this ancient medium and placed it in the contemporary realm.

Young has been creating and showing his work since the 1970s.  Some of Young’s commissions include several pieces for CNM in Albuquerque and the U.S. Embassy in New Guinea commissioned by the U. S. Department of State.  In 2007 he had pieces accepted in two Albuquerque Museum shows.

 
Exhibitions (selected) One person shows except where noted
2007, 2008 Weems Gallery, Old Town Albuquerque – two man show
2007 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, “Exploring Multiple Dimensions"
2007 The Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, “New Mexico Perspective”
2004 Mariposa Galerie - two man show
1997 Magnifico! Invitational Exhibit
1996

Contemporary 96, Albuquerque "Tree of Life" Exhibit, SLMM, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

1995, 1994 Magnifico! Outdoor Invitational Sculpture Exhibit
1994 Occasions Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, one man show
1993, 1992 Magnifico! Art of Albuquerque
1992 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM two man show
1991 La Fuente Gallery, Sedona, AZ, two man show
1990 A. Albert Allen Fine Art Gallery, Palm Desert
1989 University of Arizona
1972 Easter Art Festival, Honolulu
1970 Windward Artist Guild juried show, Kailua College, Hawaii
1984 Enthios II Gallery, Albuquerque
   

Miscellaneous

1997

Three sculptures used by Aaron Spelling in the 1997 TV production "Pacific Palisades"

1997 Second and Third place- Albuquerque Arts Festival
1991 Southwest Profile article:  "Ancient Images" by Linda Shockley -- June/July
1993 - 1997 Traveling Art Gallery, Albuquerque
   
Major Commissions

Albuquerque Technical-Vocational Institute
Trinity Church, Nebraska
United States Embassy in New Guinea, Commissioned by the United States Department of State - 1994

 
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